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Ecotourism in Russia: Agrakhansky Reserve
The Terek River, going down from the northern slopes of the Caucasus for more than 600 km, flows into the Agrakhan Bay, forming a wide, muddy delta. This place is a kind of oasis among the dry Dagestan plains. It is here, in the southern part of the Agrakhan Bay of the Caspian Sea, where the reserve is located.
Derbent (Dagestan Republic) - the Oldest and the Most Southern Russian City
The oldest and the most southern city in Russia does not look like a museum, although it has enough of museum treasures. Derbent is a live eastern city, and its respectable age didnt dry it, but only added color to the city. The age of the city is counted even not in centuries - the emergence of the settlements in this place, at the Caspian Gate is related to IV millennium BC by the scientists, and the city has existed here since VI century BC.
Dagestan Republic: History Of Derbent
The first settlements appeared on the place of the modern Derbent in the Early Bronze Age - at the end of IV millennium BC. Then this place was called the Caspian Gate. The first record of the existence of the Caspian Gate refers to VI century BC, it can be found in the records of the famous Greek geographer Hecataeus of Miletus. The city known as Cholas from ancient and medieval sources was built on the place of the man site in about II century BC.


Double Blast in Makhachkala, 1 Dead, 60 Injured
On Thursday, two explosions set off in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan Republic, near the Ministry of Home Affairs. 61 people were injured, one policeman was killed.

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